The weathered bricks were beautiful as was the domed brick ceiling at the top. Reaching the roof I noticed a large cargo ship approaching and I hurried to set up my camera. On the side of its hull read the name Phoenix J and the front of the vessel churned up the large blocks of ice in a beautifully destructive way.
Read more about my exploration of Fort Alexander ("Plague Fort") here: http://jfrede.tumblr.com/post/75491674101/fort-alexander-kronstadt-russia
This video was created as part of my time as Artist in Residence at the National Center for Contemporary Art in Kronstadt, Russia (Saint Petersburg) in the beginning of 2014.